Sports Medicine, Minor

Minor in Sports Medicine (555237M)

The Sports Medicine Minor is geared toward students interested in learning content and skills related to care in an orthopedic health care field.  Courses will include laboratory activities and the opportunity to sit for the National Academy of Sports Medicine Corrective Exercise Certification.

Requirements for Admission

Prerequisite coursework:

Complete Series Required

ANAT:206 Applied Human Anatomy & Physiology I

ANAT:210 Applied Human Anatomy & Physiology Lab I

ANAT:207 Applied Human Anatomy & Physiology II

ANAT:211 Applied Human Anatomy & Physiology Lab II 


BIOL:200 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 

BIOL:201 Human Anatomy & Physiology Laboratory I 

BIOL:202 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 

BIOL:203 Human Anatomy & Physiology Laboratory II 

The following information has official approval of The School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences and The College of Health and Human Sciences, but is intended only as a guide. Completion of this minor is contingent upon many factors, including but not limited to: class availability, total number of required credits, work schedule, finances, family, course drops/withdrawals, successfully passing courses, prerequisites, among others.

The following courses constitute a “Minor in Sports Medicine” and must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 2.0 overall for the minor to be noted on the student’s record. Please refer to the University Requirements for Minor Areas of Study for specific graduation information regarding minors.


Core Requirements24
Total Hours24

Core Requirements

EXER:240Principles of Sports Medicine3
EXER:275Clinical Assessment & Evaluation Lower Extremity3
EXER:342Clinical Assessment & Evaluation Upper Extremity3
EXER:352Strength & Conditioning Fundamentals3
EXER:400Musculoskeletal Anatomy I: Upper Extremity3
EXER:401Musculoskeletal Anatomy II: Lower Extremity3
EXER:445Therapeutic Exercise & Rehabilitation3
Total Hours24